Commit bff4d65f authored by John Wiegley's avatar John Wiegley
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(eudc-mab-query-internal): Added backend support for OS/X's

AddressBook, by calling out to the open source program "contacts"
(installable through Fink).
parent 6ce65ff6
2005-11-01 John Wiegley <> 2005-11-01 John Wiegley <>
* iswitchb.el (iswitchb-define-mode-map): Re-enabled the
toggle-ignore keybinding (C-a). The author said it had been
disabled much earlier due to a possible incompatibility, but after
many months of usage I have encountered no problems (and it is a
rather useful option, especially for switching to " *temp*").
* net/eudcb-mab.el (eudc-mab-query-internal): Added backend * net/eudcb-mab.el (eudc-mab-query-internal): Added backend
support for OS/X's AddressBook, by calling out to the open source support for OS/X's AddressBook, by calling out to the open source
program "contacts" (installable through Fink). program "contacts" (installable through Fink).
;;; eudcb-mab.el --- Emacs Unified Directory Client - AddressBook backend
;; Copyright (C) 2003 John Wiegley.
;; Author: John Wiegley <>
;; Keywords: comm
;; This file is NOT part of GNU Emacs.
;; This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or
;; modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as
;; published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 2, or (at
;; your option) any later version.
;; This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but
;; WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
;; General Public License for more details.
;; You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License
;; along with GNU Emacs; see the file COPYING. If not, write to the
;; Free Software Foundation, Inc., 59 Temple Place - Suite 330,
;; Boston, MA 02111-1307, USA.
;;; Commentary:
;; This library provides an interface to use the Mac's AddressBook,
;; by way of the "contacts" command-line utility which can be found
;; by searching on the Net.
;;; Code:
(require 'eudc)
(require 'executable)
;;{{{ Internal cooking
(defvar eudc-mab-conversion-alist nil)
(defvar eudc-buffer-time nil)
(defvar eudc-contacts-file
"~/Library/Application Support/AddressBook/")
(eudc-protocol-set 'eudc-query-function 'eudc-mab-query-internal 'mab)
(eudc-protocol-set 'eudc-list-attributes-function nil 'mab)
(eudc-protocol-set 'eudc-mab-conversion-alist nil 'mab)
(eudc-protocol-set 'eudc-protocol-has-default-query-attributes nil 'mab)
(defun eudc-mab-query-internal (query &optional return-attrs)
"Query MAB with QUERY.
QUERY is a list of cons cells (ATTR . VALUE) where ATTRs should be valid
MAB attribute names.
RETURN-ATTRS is a list of attributes to return, defaulting to
(let ((fmt-string "%ln:%fn:%p:%e")
(mab-buffer (get-buffer-create " *mab contacts*"))
(modified (nth 5 (file-attributes eudc-contacts-file)))
(with-current-buffer mab-buffer
(make-local-variable 'eudc-buffer-time)
(goto-char (point-min))
(when (or (eobp) (time-less-p eudc-buffer-time modified))
(call-process (executable-find "contacts") nil t nil
"-H" "-l" "-f" fmt-string)
(setq eudc-buffer-time modified))
(goto-char (point-min))
(while (not (eobp))
(let* ((args (split-string (buffer-substring (point)
(lastname (nth 0 args))
(firstname (nth 1 args))
(phone (nth 2 args))
(mail (nth 3 args))
(matched t))
(if (string-match "\\s-+\\'" mail)
(setq mail (replace-match "" nil nil mail)))
(dolist (term query)
((eq (car term) 'name)
(unless (string-match (cdr term)
(concat firstname " " lastname))
(setq matched nil)))
((eq (car term) 'email)
(unless (string= (cdr term) mail)
(setq matched nil)))
((eq (car term) 'phone))))
(when matched
(setq result
(cons `((firstname . ,firstname)
(lastname . ,lastname)
(name . ,(concat firstname " " lastname))
(phone . ,phone)
(email . ,mail)) result))))
(if (null return-attrs)
(let (eudc-result)
(dolist (entry result)
(let (entry-attrs abort)
(dolist (attr entry)
(when (memq (car attr) return-attrs)
(if (= (length (cdr attr)) 0)
(setq abort t)
(setq entry-attrs
(cons attr entry-attrs)))))
(if (and entry-attrs (not abort))
(setq eudc-result
(cons entry-attrs eudc-result)))))
;;{{{ High-level interfaces (interactive functions)
(defun eudc-mab-set-server (dummy)
"Set the EUDC server to MAB."
(eudc-set-server dummy 'mab)
(message "MAB server selected"))
(eudc-register-protocol 'mab)
(provide 'eudcb-mab)
;;; eudcb-mab.el ends here
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